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Brit’s Picks April 12 – 19

Brit’s Picks April 12 – 19
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Classic Comedy         Friday

Roxy Theatre

He defined the silent film age and he took comedy to new physical heights, now with the help of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, the work of Charlie Chaplin is coming to life for a new generation. The SSO is back by popular demand with its Silence is Golden performance. This time around musicians will provide the soundtrack to two Chaplin classics The Adventurer and The Immigrant. Police chases, love, slapstick comedy and of course, beautiful music. You can find it all for $35 – $40. There’s a matinee and an evening performance.

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Powerful Performance         Now – April 21

Broadway Theatre

It’s a view of homelessness from the people who face it everyday. Home Is A Beautiful Word is a documentary play written by Saskatoon’s own Joel Bernbaum. It is the result of over 500 interviews he conducted in Victoria B.C. and it’s meant to be a reality check into the issue that faces every Canadian city. The performance was met with rave reviews when it debuted in 2014 and now in this revival the performance team hopes it will get the discussion going again about homelessness and what we can do to fight it. There will be post show audience discussions every night and special point of view panel discussions with our community leaders tonight, Sunday (April 15) and Thursday (April 19). Tickets are $28.

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Many local businesses are fundraising to help the people affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. (Humboldt Broncos/ Facebook)

Humboldt Strong

Various Venues

After the devastating crash involving the Humboldt Broncos, many people in our community are doing what they can to help. You can get in on the fundraising efforts by attending. O’Shea’s Irish Pub will be holding a free fundraising breakfast on Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.. They are asking that you donate what you can to the cause. Money raised will go to the Stars Ambulance Service and to the team. On Sunday, Timberjaxe Saskatoon will take 100% of the profits they make that day to the Humboldt Broncos. The Hose and Hydrant Bar and Grill have renamed its signature burger the Bronco Burger and they will donate $2 for every burger sold to the team’s GoFund Me page until the last member of the team is released from hospital. Schmatta Body Piercing in Saskatoon is making Humboldt Strong t-shirts and will donate 100% of the sales of these shirts to the team. Next week (April 24), a special steak night fundraiser is being organized by Natrolite Event Management at the Henk Rhys Soccer Centre. Ticket and silent auction profits will be donated to Stars Air Ambulance, First Responders/RCMP and Canadian Blood Services. I’ve posted the links below.

O’Shea’s Irish Pub 

Timberjaxe Saskatoon

Hose and Hydrant Bar & Grill

Schmatta Body Piercing

Humboldt Broncos Steak Night Fundraiser

 

Country Sweetheart           Sunday

The Bassment

Canadian country singer/songwriter Lisa Brokop recognizes the power in a good song and wants to pay tribute to the women who inspire her. Hot on the heels of her tribute to the music of Patsy Cline last year, Brokop is taking audiences on a new journey through some of the most powerful women in country music. This show, Legendary Ladies of Country, will feature the music of Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell and Emmylou Harris. Tickets are $34 – $44.

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Britainy Zapshalla With more than 15 years as an arts reporter at CBC Radio-Canada under her belt, Britainy Zapshalla considers herself not only an expert but also a die hard fan of Saskatchewan’s entertainment scene. She’s a regular contributor to CTV Morning Live in Saskatoon and loves to help people plan their weekends with Brit’s Picks.

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